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Date: Fri, 06 Jul 2012 15:42:31 -0600
From: Kurt Seifried <kseifried@...hat.com>
To: oss-security@...ts.openwall.com
CC: Marcus Meissner <meissner@...e.de>
Subject: Re: CVE Request: sblim-sfcb: insecure LD_LIBRARY_PATH
 usage

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On 07/06/2012 03:41 PM, Kurt Seifried wrote:
> Originally found at: 
> https://bugzilla.novell.com/show_bug.cgi?id=770234
> 
> Marcus Meissner 2012-07-06 12:18:54 UTC
> 
> found by grep.
> 
> /etc/init.d/sfcb uses:
> 
> LD_LIBRARY_PATH=/usr/lib:$LD_LIBRARY_PATH
> 
> which is insecure if LD_LIBRARY_PATH is empty. It makes binaries
> use libraries from the current directory, which is a problem if
> e.g. a administrator starts the sfcb service from a untrusted
> directory.
> 
> Also it uses it to set /usr/lib, a default path.
> 
> Just get rid of the whole if ... as it is useless.
> 
> This is now filed in Red Hat: 
> https://bugzilla.redhat.com/show_bug.cgi?id=838160

Please use CVE-2012-3381 for this issue.

- -- 
Kurt Seifried Red Hat Security Response Team (SRT)
PGP: 0x5E267993 A90B F995 7350 148F 66BF 7554 160D 4553 5E26 7993



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